Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. Boaters wait until their turn to put their boats in the water.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. Paddlers move their boats to the launch dock and prepare for the start of Paddlefest 2017.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. Boaters haul kayaks down to the river.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. Rob Rasp, Tom Sharp and Tyler Sharp all from Finneytown.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. The Great Clippers from Milford.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. The view from Covington Landing with Downtown Cincinnati.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. The view from Covington Landing, the half way point. Most boaters stop to drink water and enjoy the party.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. Gilday Riverside Park, the finishline boaters paddle up to the dock and volunteers help pull their boats out of the water.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. Gilday Riverside Park, the finishline boaters paddle up to the dock and volunteers help pull their boats out of the water.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. Gilday Riverside Park, the finishline boaters paddle up to the dock and volunteers help pull their boats out of the water.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. The entry launch at Schmidt Park.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. At Covington Landing live music was waiting for paddlers. The Sweet Sweets performed.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. All ages are welcome to participate in Paddlefest.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. Paddlers gathers at the launch ramp located at Schmidt Park.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. The start of the Stand Up Paddleboard races.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. Stevie Miller of Mt. Washington with Louie her dog make their way down the river.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. The 1st. and 2nd. place winners in the Paddleboard race are Mark Herman and Zack Tharp.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. Two kayakers make their way to Covington Landing.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. Cincinnatio Fire Dept. with their fire cannon.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. Art Martens of Anderson age 67, decides to get out of the water and walk his paddleboard to the dock at Gilday Riverside Park.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. The father and son team of Sean and Liam Kelley of Clifton paddle in to the pullout spot at Gilday Riverside Park.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. The gathering spots of kayaks.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. Dogs dig kayaking too.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. Kaykers and canoes pass in front of Great American Ball Parrk.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. Groups of kayakers pass underneath the Roebling Suspension Bridge and head down river to the finish.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. Groups of kayakers pass underneath the Roebling Suspension Bridge and head down river to the finish.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. Covington Landing the half way point, boaters beach their kayaks to stop to rest, grab water or just to enjoy the party.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. Hundres of boats make their way down the river with Walnut Hills in the background.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. Canoers and kayakers raise their paddles as the 2017 Paddlefest gets under way.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. Event organizer Brewster Rhoads welcomes the crowd the 2017 Paddlefest.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. Alex McNamee and his dog Marco get ready to push off into the Ohio river.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. Standup Paddle Boaders wait for the strat of the SUP Race.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. A group of paddlers make their way towards Covington.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. The start of the SUP Race.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. Paddleboarders going down river with The USS Nightmare in the background.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. Paddlerboardders gather and take a break near the Roebling Suspension Bridge.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. The bunch of paddlers approach the bridges of the Ohio River.Photo by: Joe Simon
Paddlefest 2017
Hundreds of people in canoes and kayaks paddled from Schmidt Recreation Complex to Gilday Riverside Park during the Ohio River Paddlefest on Aug. 5, 2017. Groups of kayakers pass underneath the Roebling Suspension Bridge and head down river to the finish.Photo by: Joe Simon